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NASA Launches New Era of Earth Science from Space Station

September 9, 2014 9:44 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The launch of a NASA ocean winds sensor to the International Space Station this month inaugurates a new era of Earth observation that will leverage the space station's unique vantage point in space. Before the end of the decade, six ...  

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Tesla Deal Prompts Concerns

September 9, 2014 9:41 am | by Martin Griffith & Michelle Rindels, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick says it's too early to say whether a huge package of tax breaks and incentives needed to land Tesla Motors Inc.'s lithium battery factory will have smooth sailing at a special legislative session next week ...

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What's Ahead for New Cars in 2015

September 9, 2014 9:38 am | by Tom Krisher & Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writers | News | Comments

Sales of small crossover SUVs are booming in the U.S., and automakers are responding quickly with new entries in the 2015 model year. Ten brands — Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Honda, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, Maserati, Mercedes and Tesla ...   

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Why Hardware Companies Are Secretly Excellent Startup Opportunities

September 9, 2014 9:31 am | by Alex Frommeyer, Founder/CEO Beam Technologies, Founder/CEO Uproar Labs | Blogs | Comments

Traditional hardware products are static, meaning that if the company finds out the customer wants a new feature, a different color, an additional part, etc., then a whole new SKU of that product would need to be developed. Not only is this ...

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Phosphorus a Promising Candidate for Nano-Electronic Applications

September 9, 2014 9:27 am | by Mike Williams, Rice University | News | Comments

Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs. That makes it a promising candidate for nano-electronic applications that require stable properties ...   

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One-Stop Precision Metal Fabrication

September 9, 2014 9:23 am | by Del Williams, Technical Writer | Articles | Comments

With rising material costs, government regulations, and customers resisting price increases, today there is no room for waste in the metal fabrication supply chain. While once OEMs had the time, margins, and procurement staff to afford ...

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Amazon Slashes Price of Its Fire Smartphone

September 9, 2014 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost ...      

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Recall Dilemma: What to Do if Parts Aren't Ready

September 9, 2014 9:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Automakers have recalled more than 40 million cars and trucks in the U.S. so far this year, shattering the full-year record set in 2004, and many were for serious safety issues. But often the first recall notices go out before parts are made ...

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Letting Your Car Find a Spot, Park Itself

September 9, 2014 9:14 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself. Technology being honed by French auto parts maker Valeo uses a dozen ultrasonic ...  

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System Facilitates Malware Identification in Smartphones

September 9, 2014 9:10 am | by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid | News | Comments

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a tool to help security analysts protect markets and users from malware. This system allows a large number of apps to be analyzed in order to determine the malware’s ...

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Big Bertha Moves Forward During Recent Testing

September 9, 2014 9:07 am | by Martha Bellisle, Associated Press | News | Comments

Bertha, the broken-down tunneling machine, moved forward three feet during recent testing, while workers building an underground circular pit that will allow access to the machine finished installing the last of 84 underground posts known as ...

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Apple to Reveal Its Next Big Thing

September 9, 2014 12:25 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. The trend-setting company is expected to rouse the still-slumbering market for ...

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The Industrial Internet Will Monitor a Vast Pipeline Network

September 8, 2014 5:29 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Getting shale gas out of the ground is one thing. But taking it to customers is quite another. American pipeline operators are investing as much as $40 billion every year to maintain, modernize and expand their networks. The shale gas boom is ...

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Connect to the IoT with the Intel DK50 Series Gateway

September 8, 2014 4:42 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics has announced the availability of the Intel DK50 Series Gateway Solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). The Intel DK50 uses the Intel Galileo Arduino‑certified development board which is based on the Intel ...   

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Infographic: Making the Connected Hospital a Reality

September 8, 2014 4:34 pm | by Laird | News | Comments

The infographic, Making the Connected Hospital a Reality, outlines the necessity for patients to always be connected whether at home, in the ambulance, or at the hospital. Patients receive the best care with 24/7 patient monitoring and real-time ...

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